Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

1

Last week

37

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

2

HERE'S TO FUTURE DAYS

Thompson Twins

2

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Here's To Future Days by Thompson Twins
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3

FOR THE WORKING CLASS MAN

Jimmy Barnes

4

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

For The Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes
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4

THE BROADWAY ALBUM

Barbra Streisand

15

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

The Broadway Album by Barbra Streisand
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Platinum record

5

GO WEST

Go West

9

Last week

29

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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Platinum record

6

SHE'S THE BOSS

Mick Jagger

3

Last week

27

Weeks

CBS

She's The Boss by Mick Jagger
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Platinum record

7

MIAMI VICE OST

Various

5

Last week

13

Weeks

WEA

Miami Vice OST by Various
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8

BLIND LEADING THE NAKED

Violent Femmes

6

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Blind Leading The Naked by Violent Femmes
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Platinum record

9

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

8

Last week

32

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

10

AFTERBURNER

ZZ Top

16

Last week

13

Weeks

WEA

Afterburner by ZZ Top
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11

SEVEN THE HARD WAY

Pat Benatar

7

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Seven The Hard Way by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

12

ICE ON FIRE

Elton John

11

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Ice On Fire by Elton John
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Platinum record

13

CARS GREATEST HITS

The Cars

10

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Cars Greatest Hits by The Cars
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14

THIS IS BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE

Big Audio Dynamite

44

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

This Is Big Audio Dynamite by Big Audio Dynamite
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15

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

18

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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Platinum record

16

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

17

Last week

32

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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Platinum record

17

GREATEST HITS VOLS 1 & 2

Billy Joel

37

Last week

28

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits Vols 1 & 2 by Billy Joel
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18

MARS NEEDS GUITARS

Hoodoo Gurus

44

Last week

13

Weeks

WEA

Mars Needs Guitars by Hoodoo Gurus
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Platinum record

19

THE SINGLES COLLECTION

Spandau Ballet

12

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Singles Collection by Spandau Ballet
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20

FEARGAL SHARKEY

Feargal Sharkey

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Feargal Sharkey by Feargal Sharkey
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21

RUM, SODOMY AND THE LASH

The Pogues

19

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rum, Sodomy And The Lash by The Pogues
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Platinum record

22

DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

Sting

21

Last week

26

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting
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23

RAIN DOGS

Tom Waits

20

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
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24

WHITE CITY A NOVEL

Pete Townshend

30

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

White City A Novel by Pete Townshend
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Platinum record

25

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

25

Last week

62

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

26

SLAVE TO THE RHYTHM

Grace Jones

26

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Slave To The Rhythm by Grace Jones
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27

PACK UP THE PLANTATION LIVE!

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers

13

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Pack Up The Plantation Live! by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
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Platinum record

28

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

22

Last week

43

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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29

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

INXS

23

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Listen Like Thieves by INXS
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30

SCARECROW

John Mellancamp

14

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Scarecrow by John Mellancamp
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31

ROCK A LITTLE

Stevie Nicks

35

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Rock A Little by Stevie Nicks
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32

STONEAGE ROMEOS

Hoodoo Gurus

1

Weeks

WEA

Stoneage Romeos by Hoodoo Gurus
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33

NERVOUS NIGHT

The Hooters

28

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

Nervous Night by The Hooters
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Platinum record

34

PROMISE

Sade

39

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Promise by Sade
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35

CUT THE CRAP

The Clash

47

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Cut The Crap by The Clash
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36

DOG EAT DOG

Joni Mitchell

33

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Dog Eat Dog by Joni Mitchell
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Platinum record

37

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

34

Last week

55

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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38

MACALLA

Clannad

1

Weeks

RCA

Macalla by Clannad
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39

OUT OF MIND OUT OF SIGHT

Models

27

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Out Of Mind Out Of Sight by Models
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Platinum record

40

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

42

Last week

31

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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41

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

48

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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42

BIOGRAPH

Bob Dylan

24

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Biograph by Bob Dylan
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43

PSYCHOCANDY

The Jesus & Mary Chain

46

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Psychocandy by The Jesus & Mary Chain
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Platinum record

44

ONCE UPON A TIME

Simple Minds

29

Last week

10

Weeks

VIRGIN

Once Upon A Time by Simple Minds
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Platinum record

45

EMPIRE BURLESQUE

Bob Dylan

40

Last week

29

Weeks

CBS

Empire Burlesque by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

46

ALF

Alison Moyet

31

Last week

45

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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47

THIS IS THE SEA

The Waterboys

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

This Is The Sea by The Waterboys
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Platinum record

48

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

32

Last week

80

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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49

MAURICE WHITE

Maurice White

1

Weeks

CBS

Maurice White by Maurice White
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50

LUXURY OF LIFE

Five Star

1

Weeks

RCA

Luxury Of Life by Five Star
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The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Fastest rising titles inside this week’s chart
15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
30,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 15,000 for albums